Assistant/Associate Professor - Division of Infectious Diseases (T/TE)

Tucson, AZ
Jan 27, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Medical Sub-Speciality:

Infectious Disease-Med.


UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights:

The Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Arizona Department of Medicine is recruiting early or mid-stage career infectious disease scientist with a PhD or DVM who have either established or show promise of establishing a research career. Candidates in the fields of virology, immunology, mycology, population health, and HIV infection are especially encouraged to apply. A generous startup package, protected research time, and renovated laboratory space will be provided.

The Division currently has flourishing programs in the areas of HIV care, including a large Ryan White-funded program; Antimicrobial Stewardship; and extramurally funded research in HIV immunopathogenesis and aging. Important resources available to researchers at the University of Arizona School of Medicine include animal care facilities as well as a veterinary diagnostic laboratory; biostatistical, bioinformatics and computing core services; flow cytometry, microscopy, genomics and proteomics cores; a clinical translational science center that supports clinical trials; the Sarver Heart Center; the Arizona Respiratory Center; the Center on Aging; and a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

Closescientific collaborative relationships exist with the Department ofImmunobiology, the Pulmonary Division, the Valley Fever Center of Excellence,and the Cancer Center.

  • Establish an independent research program with extramural funding and publication of research in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Participate in research seminars of the Department and College.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or DVM degree in related field.
  • Completion of a minimum of 3 years of a post-doctoral fellowship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates should have a strong publication record and demonstrated potential for obtaining independent research funding.

Rank :

To be Determined

Tenure Information:

Tenure Track (T/TE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$150,000 - $171,000

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Target Hire Date:

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Karena Nespoli | [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and One Additional Document

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Along with your Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae; please submit Transcripts.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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